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Richard Foss

Tel:
Work 020 7814 1200
Email:
Kingsley Napley LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner and head of the dispute resolution team, Richard specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a wide practice in contractual and commercial disputes; particular areas of practice include civil fraud, insolvency, professional negligence and financial services disputes.

He is experienced in both obtaining and defending injunctive proceedings, including Freezing and Search Orders.  His focus is on achieving commercial and cost effective results and often advises on risk management approaches and strategies to avoid pursuing a dispute through the courts. 

Richard has wide ranging expertise and specialisms and advises on contractual disputes, directors’ duties, civil fraud, insolvency, professional negligence, injunctions and financial services disputes. 

Richard has also been appointed by the High Court to act as a Supervising Solicitor in relation to the execution of Search Orders.

Career

Trained Norton Rose; qualified 1991; Kingsley Napley 1995 to date; partner 1999; head of department 2013.

Member

City of London Law Society, litigation committee member; London Solicitors’ Litigation Association committee member; Law Society.

Education

Sevenoaks School, Kent; Kingston Polytechnic (1988 LLB 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford (1989).

Leisure

Football, golf, cycling.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Kingsley Napley LLP's fraud caseload include matters relating to insolvency, contractual disputes, directors’ duties, professional negligence, injunctions and freezing orders. Clients include governments, foreign banks, listed companies, trustees in bankruptcy, offshore trust companies, high-net-worth individuals and high-profile entrepreneurs. Sue Thackeray is recommended for her expertise in commercial litigation, international civil fraud proceedings, regulatory matters, as well as bribery, corruption and cyber fraud. Richard Foss heads the team.

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London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Kingsley Napley LLP's cross-practice team specialises in the full spectrum of criminal, regulatory and civil contentious matters across the banking arena. It acts in claims against banks, financial advisers and other investment bodies, and has particular experience in investor and mis-selling claims, fraud-related disputes and fraudulent misrepresentation. Richard Foss leads the dispute resolution practice, of which Sue Thackeray, William Christopher, Ryan Mowat and Fiona Simpson are key members.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Foss - Kingsley Napley LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Kingsley Napley LLP has expertise in areas such as civil fraud, professional negligence, insolvency, banking and trusts, and its commercial litigation clients include listed companies, professional football clubs, government agencies, as well as trustees in bankruptcy, offshore trust companies, Middle Eastern banks and Formula 1 companies. The firm also advises high-net-worth individuals and high-profile entrepreneurs. Richard Foss leads the dispute resolution practice, which also fields Ryan Mowat, Sue Thackeray, William Christopher and Fiona Simpson. Mary Young was recently made partner.

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